Continuing Care Assistant (CCA) (CAS)

Client Care Truro, Nova Scotia Colchester County, Nova Scotia Casual ReqID: 25243


Description

Position at Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada – Nova Scotia Branch

Requisition Details

Employment Status: Casual
Program Name: Home Support
Union/Bargaining Unit: NSGEU
Location: Truro, Colchester County, NS
On Call: No

Are you looking for a challenging, rewarding career in healthcare?

Join the VON team and make a difference in the lives of our clients in your community by delivering exceptional care. VON CCA’s collaborate with community health teams to provide client-centred health care in homes & community settings.

Come work with us - it’s a job that matters!

Responsibilities: 

As a Continuing Care Assistant, you will work in the community to provide services including personal care, light housekeeping, meal preparation, and respite to clients in their own homes.

Qualifications:

  • Continuing Care Assistant Certification, consideration will also be given to candidates with certification (PSW, HSW, etc.) from another province and/or relevant working experience who are eligible for the NS CCA Recognizing Prior Learning (RPL) Program.

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle

  • Current CPR/First Aid required
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and
    organization skills

  • Strong assessment skills

  • Ability to work independently and problem solve

  • Ability to adapt to change and work in various social and economic environments

  • Ability to work flexible hours

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced Environment; Attention to Detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Fine hand movements

VON Canada is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and to providing accessibility accommodations for candidates who require them. If you are in need of accessibility support, please visit our website at http://www.von.ca/en/accessibility for further information and contact details.

Attention Current Employees (Internal Applicants): If you are applying to a unionized position and you are a member of its bargaining unit, please be aware that this posting may remain open beyond the deadline if there are not enough applicants to fill the position(s). If the posting remains open after the initial deadline, VON may close the posting at its’ discretion or a rolling deadline equivalent to the posting period specified in your Collective Agreement will be deemed, and each successive period will be treated as a separate posting for purposes of comparing seniority between candidates.